Jamberoo water theme park – a family review

With the summer school holidays in full swing I decided to cool the family off at Jamberoo Action Park – here is our ride-by-ride family guide! Jamberoo is a family water park, and a great fun way to spend a day! We headed off on our hour or so drive to Jamberoo with sunny skies, but by the time we […]

Win Princess Peppa & Sir George the Brave DVDs! – winners announced!

  Do you have a little Peppa Pig fan in your family? Have we got a competition for you! Peppa is launching some of her favourite episodes on her DVD, Princess Peppa and Sir George the Brave – and it’s royally awesome! The Princess Peppa and Sir George the Brave DVD includes 10 of the most […]

Australian War Memorial Canberra – is it good for kids?

 Today we spend the day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra… The Australian War Memorial is a majestic museum – a place to remember Australia’s lost soldiers and commemorate their sacrifices in war. Here also is a multitude of rare war artefacts, displays and art works housed in a huge complex of galleries. But is this the kind of museum you’d […]

Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales review

We had a great time at the Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales show today! There’s still time to get your family some of that Disney magic as this amazing production tours Australia… The crowd was abuzz – Disney fans, from the tiniest toddler right up to the biggest kid (okay, us fanatical adults […]

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – not so family-friendly

Today we visited the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Canberra – but found it more suited to teens than younger children… With the rain coming down in buckets and school holiday boredom fast setting in, I decided to take the kids, Samantha (7), Brooke (9), to try out one of the new Trampoline arenas that are popping up all […]

5 great reasons to visit Hong Kong Disneyland

We continue on our Theme-Park Odyssey…and reveal 5 great reasons why you should visit Hong Kong Disneyland… If you’ve always wanted to take the kids to Disneyland but it’s perhaps been a little out of your reach – either time or money-wise – Hong Kong Disneyland can be a great alternative choice over America – and here’s why…. 1. It’s […]

National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra review

Brooke (9), Samantha (7) and I were lucky enough to be invited to do a Family Tour of the National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra. The zoo’s motto is “A touching experience”, and we were soon to find out why… This quietly brilliant Canberra zoo, located just 10 minutes from Civic on Lady Denman Drive at Weston Creek, features animals from […]

Closed – Win a Paddington movie prize pack!

Have you ever read the Paddington Bear stories to your kids? Paddington is such a classic children’s story character – bumblingly cute and just so comical! Well now Paddington has his very own movie – just in time for the Christmas holidays – yay! To celebrate the release of the new Paddington movie, STUDIOCANAL and Let’s go Mum! […]

Closed – Win 1 of 5 Giggle & Hoot Best Ever! DVDs

  Do you have a little Giggle and Hoot fan in your family? Have we got a competition for you! Giggle and Hoot have released a brand-new DVD, chock-a-block full of Giggle and Hoot songs and stories! That’s right – finally a collection of all your favourite songs and adventures from Jimmy Giggle, Hoot and Hootabelle. With […]

Closed – Win 1 of 2 Thomas the Tank Engine set prize packs

Do you have a little Thomas the Tank Engine fan or two in your family? Have we got a competition for you! Thomas & Friends™ toys are something that every little boy or girl would love to play with! Colourful and so much fun, Thomas & Friends™ train sets are great for children to put together and […]

Closed – Win 1 of 4 My Studiogirl kids craft toys packs!

Do you have a craft-loving child or two in your family? Have we got a competition for you! My Studiogirl is complete craft in-a-box that your kids are going to LOVE! Completely safe (plastic needles – hurray says Mum!) and totally fun, the Rescue Pet toy (with adoption certificate and name-tag collar) and Gingerbread hang-about […]

Floriade 2014 – free, fun & a great family day out!

 Canberra Floriade 2014 is now open and as beautiful as ever – and on a bright sunny day, who can resist its allure? Not us! I grabbed the kids, and we went a-Floriade-reviewing…. Floriade is on again, and if ever you needed an excuse to make the drive down from Sydney to Canberra, Floriade is […]